RF 28 in the south Kansas City area

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Anybody else in the Kansas City area see activity on RF 28? Scans in with my HD Homerun but there's no channel data. I'm 40 miles south of downtown, so I'm guessing it's not KCJO from St. Joseph.

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Anybody else in the Kansas City area see activity on RF 28? Scans in with my HD Homerun but there's no channel data. I'm 40 miles south of downtown, so I'm guessing it's not KCJO from St. Joseph.

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That might be a Tropo event coming in from who knows where. https://www.dxinfocentre.com/tropo.html

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More likely a station is playing around with setting up an new channel or experimenting with propagation on that channel. Tropo usually has programming since it is a real channel in use somewhere.
 
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Tropo usually has programming since it is a real channel in use somewhere.
That's true IF he got a completely locked-in signal. Since he didn't, per his screenshot, Tropo is still the most likely issue. I get exactly what he was getting all the time during Tropo events. UNLESS the signal comes in hot enough, that it's over 50% and locked, you won't get programming or anything more.